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Introduction to permaculture

posted Feb 3, 2014, 12:55 PM by Nataša Atanasova   [ updated Nov 2, 2014, 9:51 AM by igor okljesa ]
is a practical method for d
esigning productive and sustainable (eco)systems. This course is an excellent opportunity to learn about permaculture ethics, principles and design, as well as to gain some practical experience. Special focus will be given to soils: different techniques for improving soils and turning bio-waste to compost. 

The course is for everyone, who wants to learn and be active in making our world a better place to live; It is intended for individuals, looking for efficient ways to manage the basic needs in our life, such as food energy and water; good opportunity for researchers and practitioners in various areas of sustainable design.

The course will be facilitated by Lesley Martin with support by NEW LOOPS members. 

Lesley Martin is one of the most experienced permaculture teachers in Portugal. After running her own biological farm and shop for 17 years in the UK she did her PDC course in 1995. During the last 10 years she has been living and working in Portugal, teaching the PDC to very keen Portuguese, consulting on a number of projects and now working additionally as a Diploma tutor. She is involved in the setting up of a Permaculture Research Institute in the south of the country in addition to continuing with her teaching commitments.

Course fee is 35 EUR*
* Until 18th May, after is 40 EUR
* 30 EUR/person, if you bring a friend
To book your place, send an email with your data to We will send you then further instructions for payment. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, 21st of May.